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New Multifamily Buildings (Washington)

Energy Trust has incentives for energy-efficient projects in your new multifamily building. Energy-saving equipment can reduce operating costs, increase property value and create a more comfortable environment for tenants. You’ll make your property more appealing to prospective renters and set your building apart in a competitive market.

Incentives are available for commercial firm and interruptible sales customers served on rate schedules 1, 3, 41 and 42.

Project Examples

New Multifamily Buildings (Washington)

Apartment Building

Project Type:  Tank Water Heaters
Project Cost: $37,000
Incentive: $4,000
Annual Savings: 3,500 therms

  1. Check your eligibility.

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    Energy Trust provides cash incentives to businesses for energy-efficiency and renewable energy projects. To qualify, you must:

    • Have a commercial, industrial or institutional facility project site in Washington served by
      NW Natural. Washington customers are eligible for gas incentives only. Additional requirements may apply.
  2. Find a trade ally contractor.

    We can help you get started.

  3. Install equipment that meets the requirements listed in the Washington New Multifamily Buildings Application.

  4. Submit documentation.

  5. Get your incentive.

    Note: A post-installation verification may apply.

Equipment Incentive
New Rooftop Unit (RTU) with Demand Control Ventilation (DCV) $29/ton
Commercial Condensing Gas Tank Water Heater $3.50/kBtu/h input
Condensing Gas Tankless Water Heater under 200 kBtuh/h $140 each
Commercial Condensing Gas Tankless Water Heater/Hot Water Supply Boiler at least 200 kBtu/h $1.40/kBtu/h each
Commercial Gas Condensing HVAC Boiler $6.50/kBtu/h
Commercial Clothes Washer, Common Areas $100 each
Ozone Laundry System $5,000-$30,000 per system
Two-stage Gas Valves on Clothes Dryers $200 per valve
Clothes Washer, In-Unit $30 each
Laundry Center Washer/Dryer Combo, In-Unit $45 each
Swimming Pool Heater $0.90-$5/sq ft of pool surface area served by heater
Gas-fired Automatic Conveyor Broiler $2,500-$3,500 each
Gas Convection Oven $315 each
Gas Combination Oven $750 each
Gas Single Rack Oven $1,500 each
Gas Double Rack Oven $2,000 each
Gas Steam Cooker $3,400 each

Ready to apply for standard incentives? Download  application forms. If you need guidance, just ask your trade ally contractor for assistance.

Custom Incentives

Energy Trust offers custom incentives for larger, more complex projects. Learn more about custom incentives >

Incentives are subject to funding availability and may change.

Incentives also available for businesses located in Southwest Washington.

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